Ride the Globe!

Posted on 5th March 2012 by

See Stockholm in an entirely novel way by taking a ride on the newly built attraction, SkyView. Travelling around the world's biggest spherical building, you can see the best sites the city has to offer.

Reaching up to an impressive 130 metres from the sea bed, the SkyView encapsulates the Ericsson Globe, another of the area's biggest tourist hotspots.

Entering one of the two gondolas, you will be taken up and over the building in a group of up to 16 people. The entire experience takes about half an hour in total, including a ten minute tour before the ride.

As the rail alone weighs 42 ton in all, the Ericsson globe has had to be reinforced with 70 tons of steel, a job that was taken on by a group of experienced and fully trained mountain climbers.

A souvenir shop can be found on the premises, where you can find the perfect memento of your outing. There is also a lovely restaurant here, so why not treat yourself to a slap up lunch too?

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